The table below looks at the statistics for SOAP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bradford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOAP over the 3 months to 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 33 25 29
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +4
Contract jobs citing SOAP 9 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 3.45% 3.21% 0.52%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.16% 10.17% 1.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 1
Average daily rate
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£425 £293 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.29% -13.97%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £48.00
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -27.08%
SOAP
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Bradford region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Bradford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
74 59 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 28.35% 31.55% 26.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 24 28
Average daily rate £325 £338 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% -2.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £257 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £413 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £40.00 £9.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+344.44% -67.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -

SOAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SOAP across the Bradford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

SOAP Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

SOAP
Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SOAP across the Bradford region.

SOAP Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bradford region citing SOAP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SOAP.

1 8 (80.00%) Oracle
2 7 (70.00%) SOA
3 6 (60.00%) RAD
3 6 (60.00%) ISEB
3 6 (60.00%) Finance
3 6 (60.00%) ISTQB
3 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (60.00%) Software Testing
3 6 (60.00%) Test Automation
3 6 (60.00%) Waterfall
3 6 (60.00%) SoapUI
3 6 (60.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 6 (60.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 6 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (60.00%) System Integration Testing
3 6 (60.00%) SDLC
3 6 (60.00%) Change Control
4 3 (30.00%) IBM
4 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (30.00%) XML
5 2 (20.00%) UNIX
5 2 (20.00%) Windows
5 2 (20.00%) AIX
5 2 (20.00%) Linux
5 2 (20.00%) PeopleSoft
5 2 (20.00%) SAP
5 2 (20.00%) JSP
5 2 (20.00%) Servlets
5 2 (20.00%) Sybase
5 2 (20.00%) HTML

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bradford region citing SOAP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SOAP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (60.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (10.00%) Lotus Domino
2 1 (10.00%) CMS
2 1 (10.00%) Drupal
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) LDAP
2 1 (10.00%) Intranet
2 1 (10.00%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (20.00%) MySQL
3 1 (10.00%) OLAP
3 1 (10.00%) OLTP
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 6 (60.00%) SoapUI
General
1 6 (60.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Tester
2 2 (20.00%) Management Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Support
3 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Systems Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Web Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Lead Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Web Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Web Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Lead Solutions Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) XML
2 2 (20.00%) SPML
2 2 (20.00%) REST
2 2 (20.00%) HTML
2 2 (20.00%) .NET
2 2 (20.00%) J2EE
2 2 (20.00%) JSP
2 2 (20.00%) Servlets
2 2 (20.00%) SailPoint
3 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (10.00%) Web Services
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Identity Foundation
3 1 (10.00%) WCF
3 1 (10.00%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (10.00%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) UNIX
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
1 2 (20.00%) AIX
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) SOA
2 6 (60.00%) RAD
2 6 (60.00%) Test Automation
2 6 (60.00%) Waterfall
2 6 (60.00%) Change Control
2 6 (60.00%) System Integration Testing
2 6 (60.00%) SDLC
2 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (60.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Project Management
3 2 (20.00%) Identity Management
4 1 (10.00%) MVC
4 1 (10.00%) Business Continuity
4 1 (10.00%) Web Design
4 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
4 1 (10.00%) OWASP
4 1 (10.00%) B2B
4 1 (10.00%) B2C
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) Java
1 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
1 2 (20.00%) BeanShell
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) ISEB
1 6 (60.00%) ISTQB
1 6 (60.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (20.00%) CISSP
2 2 (20.00%) Sun Certification
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Oracle
2 3 (30.00%) IBM
3 2 (20.00%) Sybase
3 2 (20.00%) PeopleSoft
3 2 (20.00%) SAP
3 2 (20.00%) Sun
3 2 (20.00%) HP
3 2 (20.00%) Novell
4 1 (10.00%) KANA
4 1 (10.00%) F5
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft